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Summary: This article will show you 3 different ways to extract and save WeChat messages from iPhone on computer with ease.
Save WeChat Messages from iPhone to Computer via iTunes. Actually, iTunes also allows you to backup and sync WeChat messages from iPhone/iPad. While backing up WeChat messages via iTunes, simply choose the location of iTunes backup files on your computer according to your needs. Below are the instructions you can refer to.
Nowadays, WeChat provides great convenience for users to communicate with work partners/family/friends, pay for bills, place orders and etc. Except for its various functions, sending and receiving WeChat messages is one of the most important features in WeChat. However, WeChat has its limitation, too, that is, once the chat window with friends is deleted, the previous chat record can not be found in WeChat.
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But as a social software, it should be an indispensable feature to check the chat history at any time, and it's also a pleasure to savor the conversation before. But now it's alright, because you can save WeChat messages from iPhone to computer for backup without hassle. Let's see how to make it together.
Method 1. Backup WeChat Messages from iPhone to Computer via WeChat App Directly
Method 2. Transfer WeChat Messages from iPhone to Computer via WeChat File Transfer
Method 3. Export WeChat Messages from iPhone to Computer via iTunes
1. Backup WeChat Messages from iPhone to PC via WeChat Backup & Restore
Actually, the latest WeChat app has added the function of 'Backup and Restore', which allows users to directly transfer WeChat data to computer using WeChat app and restore WeChat backup file to your device easily. The Backup and Restore feature could be quite helpful to avoid losing the important WeChat chat history on your iPhone 11/11 Pro/11 Pro Max/XR/XS/XS Max/X/8/8 Plus/7/6/5 and etc. You can follow the instructions as below to save WeChat messages from iPhone to computer step by step.
Step 1. Launch WeChat for PC on your computer and sign into it.
Please download WeChat for PC from App Store, install and run the WeChat for PC on your computer. After that, please log into your WeChat account with your WeChat ID and password.
Step 2. Click 'Backup and Restore' button on WeChat for PC.
Then on WeChat for PC, please click the menu in the left corner, then choose 'Backup and Restore' option from the pop-up menu to move on.
Step 3. Start to back up WeChat data on computer.
On the window of 'Backup and Restore', please select 'Back up on PC' option, and then click 'Backup All' option to start backing up WeChat chat history from iPhone to computer, including the WeChat messages.
2. Sync WeChat Messages from iPhone to Computer via WeChat File Transfer
Using WeChat's Backup and Restore feature, you will backup and save all WeChat data from iPhone to computer while using WeChat's File Transfer feature, you can selectively transfer WeChat messages from iPhone to computer one by one. If you want to save only a part of WeChat chat history, this way is suitable for you. Now, let's see how to make it.
Step 1. Connect to the same Wi-Fi network on your iPhone and computer. Please make sure both of your iPhone and computer are connected to the same WiFi network. On your iPhone, simply swipe up from the bottom on the Home screen to open Control Center, tap the icon of Wi-Fi, choose an available Wi-Fi network to connect with the right password.
Step 2. Launch WeChat app on iPhone and tap 'File Transfer' option on chat window. If you can't see the 'File Transfer' option on your WeChat app, please make sure your WeChat is the latest version and then search it using the Search Box.
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Step 3. Now please return to the conversation window where contains the messages you want to transfer from iPhone to computer, then long press the WeChat message to copy.
Step 4. Then please enter the chat window of File Transfer, paste the copied WeChat messages and send it to computer via File Transfer. After that, you might check and save the WeChat messages on computer from iPhone.
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3. Save WeChat Messages from iPhone to Computer via iTunes
Actually, iTunes also allows you to backup and sync WeChat messages from iPhone/iPad. While backing up WeChat messages via iTunes, simply choose the location of iTunes backup files on your computer according to your needs. Below are the instructions you can refer to.
Step 1. Launch iTunes on your computer and connect your iPhone to computer with a USB cable.
Step 2. Click your iPhone icon on iTunes window when iTunes detects you automatically, then click 'Summary' option on the left panel.
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Step 3. On the right panel, please click 'Back Up Now' option to create a backup for your iPhone. And the backup file will contain the WeChat messages of your iPhone.